1926 NFL rules college students ineligible until college classes graduates
1926 St Louis Browns acquire catcher Wally Schang from NY Yankees
1932 1st Olympic dog sled race at Lake Placid, New York (demonstration sport)
1936 IV Winter Olympic Games open in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
1947 Compton & Arthur Morris both complete dual tons in same Test Cricket
1948 World & European champion Barbara Ann Scott becomes the first Canadian to win a women’s figure skating Olympic gold medal at the St. Moritz Winter Games
1948 Nils Karlsson wins the 50k cross country gold medal at the St. Moritz Winter Olympics; Swedish skiers win all 3 cross-country events at the Games
1953 Ian Craig makes Test Cricket debut at 17 yrs 239 days, youngest Aussie
1958 21 dead in air crash at Munich-Riem Airport; 8 players and 3 staff are from the Manchester United football team
1968 X Winter Olympic Games opens in Grenoble, France
1970 NBA expands to 18 teams with Buffalo, Cleveland, Houston & Portland
1971 American astronaut Alan Shepard is 1st to hit a golf ball on the moon [1]
1973 Bernice Fekete skips her curling rink to 2nd straight 8-ender, Edm
1974 3rd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
1977 4th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 4-0
1983 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 20-19; MVPs: Dan Fouts, San Diego Chargers, QB; John Jefferson, Green Bay Packers, WR
1986 NJ Devil Peter McNab becomes 42nd NHLer to score 350 goals
1990 Groundbreaking begins on Baltimore Orioles’ new $102 million stadium
1994 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 17-3; MVP: Andre Rison, Atlanta Falcons, WR
1995 Greg Blewett scores his 2nd century in his 2nd Test Cricket
1998 Twins trade Chuck Knoblauch to NY Yankees for $3M & 4 minor leaguers
2000 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 51-31; MVP: Randy Moss, Minnesota Vikings, WR, HI
2005 Super Bowl XXXIX, Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, FL: New England Patriots beat Philadelphia Eagles, 24-21; MVP: Deion Branch, New England, WR
2018 Brazilian jockey Jorge Ricardo equals world record number of victories for a jockey – 12,844 in Rio de Janeiro

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